Your Sixth Wedding Anniversary Guide: Iron and Sugar Gift Ideas

Sugar and iron are two of the traditional gifts for your sixth wedding anniversary and we browse some of our favourite ideas


If you are fast approaching your sixth wedding anniversary and not sure what to buy your other half then our sixth wedding anniversary gift guide is here to help.


The traditional gift for your sixth wedding anniversary is sugar. Life after six years together is sure to be pretty sweet and a sugar inspired gift is the perfect way to celebrate this. If your partner doesn’t have much of a sweet tooth then you might want to go for the modern sixth wedding anniversary gift which is iron – to represent the solid strength of your marriage.

Sugar Wedding Anniversary Gifts

A sugar themed wedding anniversary gift might mean you need to get a little bit creative! Rather than passing your partner a packet of caster sugar with a bow on it, take a look at our favourite ways to celebrate six years of marriage.

Marble Print Sugar Cookies – Lavish Slice

For a fun sweet treat to give your partner, these personalised marble print sugar cookies from Lavish Slice are a delicious way to celebrate your love with sugar. You also have the option of adding gift wrapping and a card to your order so your present is extra special.

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Wooden Sugar Scoop – Qasa Qasa

These elegant sugar scoops from Qasa Qasa are handcarved from Mninga wood and are the perfect gift for your food-loving partner. They will make a beautiful addition to your kitchen and are an unique take on the sugar wedding anniversary gift theme.

Wooden Sugar Crate – Dibor

This wooden keepsake box from Dibor is a perfect sugar-inspired gift for your other half. The wooden box can be ordered with an engraved wooden tag so you can make your gift even more personal. You can also choose from a range of gift wrap.

Gingerbread Coffee Sugar Spoons – Perkulatte

If your other half likes something sweet then these gingerbread coffee sugar spoons from Perkulatte are a cute way to sweeten the morning coffee. There are a range of flavours to choose from so if gingerbread isn’t their thing then pick from vanilla, cinnamon or salted caramel.

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Woodland Sugar Pot – Julia Davey Ceramics

This adorable woodland design sugar bowl from Julia Davey Ceramics is the perfect gift for your sixth wedding anniversary if you other half likes to take sugar with their tea or coffee. It’s part of a full set so you could buy the matching teapot and cups to make your loved one breakfast in bed.

Tea and Sugar Print – Laura Felicity Design

If you and your partner are just meant to be then this “You are the sugar to my tea” print from Laura Felicity Design is just perfect. Choose your text to be pink or black depending on the style you prefer.

Iron Wedding Anniversary Gifts

If you want to celebrate how strong your marriage is then an iron wedding anniversary gift will be the perfect choice for your sixth wedding anniversary. Take a look at some of our favourite iron gift ideas.

Handmade Iron Bowl – Coach House Forge

This handmade iron bowl from Coach House Forge can be personalised with your wedding date and is the perfect size to hold your wedding rings and other small pieces of jewellery.

Black Iron Clothing Rack – Little Deer Interiors

If your other half simply loves shopping then this black iron clothing rack from Little Deer Interiors will be a beautiful way for them to showcase all their latest purchases! We adore the super stylish matte black finish and this would be a beautiful addition to any bedroom or dressing room.

Le Creuset Cast Iron Casserole Dish – House of Fraser

If your partner loves cooking then a stylish Le Creuset cast iron casserole dish could be something they have wanted for a long time! Choose from a selection of colours – we have a little bit of a soft spot for this vibrant orange shade – available from House of Fraser.

Iron Roses – We Sell Dream

Give the love of your life roses that will last a lifetime. These two iron roses from We Sell Dream are twisted together to represent your strong and eternal love and would make a perfect gift for your sixth wedding anniversary.

Iron Wall Clock – Walplus Store

If you are looking for a statement piece to add to your home then this iron wall clock from Walplus Store could be perfect. The clock is available in a range of widths so you can choose which size would suit your home.

Iron Wall Sign – Iron Gift Store

It may have been six years since your wedding day but that doesn’t mean you’re any less excited about that important date. This iron wall sign from Iron Gift Store can be personalised with your names and your wedding date.

6th Anniversary Love Hearts – Jon’s Country Ironwork

These interlocking iron hearts are handcrafted by Jon’s Country Ironwork and can be personalised with yours and your other half’s names.This extra special gift will perfectly represent how long your love is after six years together.

Cast Iron Heart Shaped Bell and Bottle Stopper – Dibor

For a unique and unusual gift for your sixth wedding anniversary, this cast iron bell and bottle stopper duo from Dibor are a stylish idea. Extra points if you team this gift with a bottle of the wine you had at your wedding!


So now you have your anniversary gift sorted, start browsing some of our favourite date night ideas – perfect for your anniversary night.